Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Either of two Eurasian plants of the genus Buphthalum, having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers.
  • n. Any of various New World plants of the genus Heliopsis, having similar flowers.
  • n. A round or oval dormer window.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Several daisy-like flowers in various genera, especially the oxeye daisy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. The oxeye daisy. See under daisy.
  • n. The corn camomile (Anthemis arvensis).
  • n. A genus of composite plants (Buphthalmum) with large yellow flowers.
  • n.
  • n. A titmouse, especially the great titmouse (Parus major) and the blue titmouse (Parus cœruleus).
  • n. The dunlin.
  • n. A fish; the bogue, or box.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: Any plant of the composite genus Buphthalmum.
  • n. The oxeye daisy. See daisy, and cut in next column.
  • n. The corn-marigold (which see, under marigold).
  • n. The American plant Heliopsis lævis.
  • n. In ornithology: The greater titmouse, Parus major, called specifically big oxeye.
  • n. The blue titmouse, P. cæruleus, called specifically blue oxeye.
  • n. The black-bellied plover, Squatarola helvetica.
  • n. The American dunlin, Pelidna americana.
  • n. A cloudy speck or weather-gall, often seen on the coast of Africa, which presages a storm.
  • n. plural Small concave mirrors made, especially in Nuremberg, of glass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oval or round dormer window
  • n. any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowers
  • n. Eurasian perennial herbs having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers

Etymologies

ox +‎ eye (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Not just North American. Large white flowers called oxeye are abundant in parts of England.

    November 9, 2007